KUAF Community Spotlight Series

Weekdays at 6:30 and 8:30 a.m.
  • Hosted by Pete Hartman

Locally produced segments highlighting a variety of non-profit organizations and topics.

Organizations have included:
The Peace at Home Family Shelter, Big Brothers Big Sisters of NWA, the Shiloh Museum, Credit Counseling of Arkansas, StartUp Junkie, Illinois River Watershed Protection, LifeStyles INC., Kings River Cleanup, Ozark Folk Center, and so many more.

Ways to Connect

Today Pete is joined via phone by Ines Polonius, CEO of Communities Unlimited, to talk about a $100 thousand dollar grant they recently received from The Regions Foundation

Tune into this episode of Community Spotlight to hear about how Communities Unlimited is utilizing this grant to provide small businesses and local organizations with the resources they need to overcome the economic consequences of the COVID-19 outbreak. 

  

Today Pete is joined via phone by Taylor Gladwin with Fayetteville Recycling and Trash Collection  to talk about the upcoming Boston Mountain Earth Day Virtual Challenge.  To play, download the Goose Chase app and create an account, then search for The Boston Mountain Earth Day Virtual Challenge.  The Challenge is social distancing-friendly and runs through May 21st. 

Today Pete is joined via phone by Leah Garrett and Lou Sharp, two members of the group

Today Pete is joined via phone by the CEO of RopeSwing Hospitality Group, Kurt Berman.  

Today Pete is joined via phone by Jessica Andrews, CEO of 7hills Homeless Shelter, to talk about how the shelter is adapting to the Covid-19 outbreak, as well as how you can help 7hills continue to serve those most in need in our community. 

7hills is accepting donations of canned foods as well as additional basic needs items, such as personal hygiene care, tents, towels, and batteries.  The shelter is also continuing to offer volunteer opportunities during this time, including training on how to protect yourself while serving the community. 

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